Department of Psychology

Our Department introduces students to psychology, a science that deals with human experience and behaviour. The Department of Psychology consists of a young and dynamic team of researchers with international resonance and a strong presence in the media. The studies in Freiburg are characterized by a trilingual environment as well as by a pleasant atmosphere created by human-sized structures and easy contacts with the teaching staff.



Prof. Camos is new Associate Editor

Congratulations to Prof. Valerie Camos for been the new Associate Editor of Developmental Review, a journal among the top 3 journals in developmental psychology in the world and the most renown for publications…

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Biological markers of emotion regulation in preschool children

  • Tonic cardiac vagal tone impacts on phasic cardiac vagal tone in preschoolers.
  • Low birth weight predicts vagal tone changes to an acute stress in preschoolers.
  • Accumulated…

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Resilience and Vulnerability Factors in Response to Stress

State of the art on vulnerability and resilience to stress.
A complete research topic published as an e-book and edited by C. Martin Sölch and Ulrich Schnyder is now available.

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Psychology teaching at the University of Fribourg has 3 branches: Bachelor, Master and Postgrade.

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The Psychology department consists of 12 units and research groups.

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Coronavirus - Informations from the Department on examinations

Coronavirus - Information from the Faculty

Binge-Eating Adolescent Treatment - ein Behandlungsprogramm für Jugendliche und junge Erwachsene mit Essanfällen.